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US adds IMU, IJU operatives to list of global terrorists

Mounir and Yassin Chouka, two Germans who are operatives in the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, and Mevlut Kar, an Islamic Jihad Union facilitator, were added to the list of Specially Designated Global terrorists. All three have ties to al Qaeda.


US Predators kill 4 'militants' in North Waziristan

predator-uav.jpgThe four fighters were said to be from Turkmenistan. No senior leaders had been reported killed.


Takhar attack: Taliban continue their campaign against political rivals

The assassination of Alhaj Mutalib Baig in Takhar province marks the latest victim in a string of attacks against former United Islamic Front commanders in northern Afghanistan. Members of the Taliban and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan are blamed for the attack.


Suicide bomber kills 20 Afghans, including member of parliament, at funeral

The member of parliament served as the police chief of Takhar and Kunduz before taking office. The attack was likely carried out by the al Qaeda-linked Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


Jihadists announce deaths of 21 Turks linked to the Haqqani Network

Another Turkish fighter is said to have been killed in a recent US Predator airstrike in Mir Ali, Pakistan.


IMU names 87 'martyrs' killed during past year

Abdullah-Miqdad.jpgThe Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said commanders and fighters from Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan, Russia, and Germany have been killed during fighting in Afghanistan and Pakistan.


IMU cleric urges Pakistanis to continue sheltering jihadis in Waziristan

Abu-Dher-al-Barmi.jpgAbu Dher al Barmi, an Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan cleric and spokesman, said Pakistan is the greatest enemy of jihadists.


Hakeemullah Mehsud threatens more attacks in Pakistan

The leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan also reiterated his loyalty to Afghan Taliban emir Mullah Omar.


IMU announces death of German jihadist

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan said that Abu Bakr al Almani, a previously unknown jihadist, was killed during battle.


IMU claims Panjshir attack carried out 'in cooperation' with the Taliban




'Safe havens in Pakistan remain the insurgency's greatest enabler': DoD report




Fuel tanker bombing in Parwan kills 12 Afghan civilians




Pakistani Taliban release new video of Swiss hostages

The Taliban again called for the release of 'Lady al Qaeda' Aafia Siddiqui. The hostages may be managed by Moezeddine Garsallaoui, a Swiss citizen who is a senior al Qaeda leader in North Waziristan.


Suicide bomber attempts to assassinate Afghan interior minister

The attack took place in Parwan and is the second in the province in two months. The interior minister was not in the convoy.


IMU claims 2010 attack on Bagram Airbase was executed 'in coordination and cooperation with other jihadi groups'

Abbas-Mansoor.jpgAn Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan commander said the assault team included "Turks, Tajiks, Arabs, Pashtuns, and Afghans." IMU emir Abu Usman Adil said the group is dedicated to creating a global caliphate.


Haqqani Network commmander killed in airstrike on Pakistan border

Dilawar was the principal deputy to the top Haqqani Network commander in Afghanistan who was captured last week. He also was connected to al Qaeda and the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan.


'German Taliban Mujahideen' leader thought killed in US airstrike

A propaganda outlet for the the Victorious Sect said that Abdul Fettah al Almani was killed. The report is unconfirmed.


US adds 5 al Qaeda, Taliban, Haqqani Network, and IMU facilitators to terrorist list

The five leaders are based in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The designations highlight the interconnectedness of the various terror groups based in the region.


US Predators kill 6 'militants' in North Waziristan strike

predator-uav.jpgFour "militants of central Asian origin" were said to have been killed in the strike in the Mir Ali area.


Special operations forces hunt IMU's top commander in Afghan northeast

The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan's leader for the Afghan north is connected to networks in Kabul and Ghazni, and facilitates suicide and other attacks.
 
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